by Georgia Kral   Step back in time and give your taste buds a treat by visiting these bakeries and pastry shops. Italian breads and pastries are a true delight, and we're not surprised at all that so many of these business have been around for so long.Here are some of the city's oldest... (Did we miss your favorite? Tell us in the comments!...

The Bronx has been home of many Italians during the XX century. It is impossible, for those who are interested in knowing the history of the Italian American community, to ignore this New York borough; as it is impossible not to feel Italy in Arthur Avenue, that somebody calls "the real Little Italy". It is here that we've met John Calvelli, now E...

On December 6th, the Real Little Italy in the Bronx will have their Tree Lighting Ceremony! Join us in Ciccarone Park from 3-6pm to meet Santa and his elves, listen to live holiday music by Nick Vero, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, and of course light the Christmas Tree. Once again, this year you can honor the memory of a loved one by bringing a...

By Valarie D'Elia Don't get me wrong, I loved my recent trip back to my Italian roots. But when I learned that NYC & Co, the city's tourism arm, was reaching out to feature Arthur Avenue in the Bronx as part of its Neighborhood By Neighborhood campaign, I was there in a New York minute. It might seem like central casting, but it's the rea...

by Laura Dimon and Larry McShane   Arthur Avenue is the expressway to Italian earthquake relief. The Little Italy of the Bronx joined local politicians and business people Friday to raise money for the victims of the deadly central Italy quake blamed for 267 deaths.   "The neighborhood owes its unique vitality, identity and herit...

The Belmont section of the Bronx will host their annual Ferragosto festival that draws thousands of visitors from the tri-state area and beyond to the intersection of all-things-Italian at world-famous Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street on Sunday, September 7, from noon until 6pm. This ancient Roman festival dates back to 18 B.C. when the gatherin...

Bronx Little Italy. Arthue Avenue & East 187th St, The Bronx 10458The Feast of Saint Anthony starts on Wednesday, June 10th and goes thru Sunday, June 14th. The Dancing of the Giglio is Saturday, June 13 from 4-6pm and the Procession is Sunday, June 14th at 5pm. The feast will be full of games, rides, raffles, amusements and of course food...

The inaugural meeting in the Arthur Avenue Dinner Series will take place at Zero Otto Nove (Zagat's has called this Arthur Avenue restaurant the "real deal"). Business, community and political leaders will consider challenges facing the neighborhood and promote solutions for continued economic growth...and enjoy an authentic Italian meal prepared b...

A visit to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx means one thing: Italian food. Fresh mozzarella, handmade pasta and hero sandwiches loaded with ham, tomatoes, peppers and cheese — it's all here in the delis, restaurants, shops, cafes and bakeries along Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street. Some of the best-known places include Tino's Deli, Madonia Broth...

di Chiara Zaccherotti   È possibile viversi l'atmosfera del Natale all'italiana pur essendo a New York? Di sicuro non sarà come stare a casa, con i propri cari e tutte quelle tradizioni che proprio in questo periodo dell'anno ci piace un po' di più rispettare, ma se siete italiani, vivete a New York City e quest'anno proprio non vi è riuscit...